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IDS 354 - Bedlam to Bellevue – On Being “Mad” in the US from 1960 to Present

Instructor: Cynthia Engel                                     Contact:


An exploration of important developments in the treatment of mental health, focusing on the years between 1960 and today. Political decisions, advances in medication, changes in institutionalization, and individual experiences of mental illness are examined.

Credits: (5)                                                               Prerequisites: PSY 101 or SOC 107.

Disciplinary Scope:   Psychology – Sociology – History – Political Science

Terms Offered:  Summer

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